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Author Fulk, Don, 1942-1998, author.

Title An invincible spirit : the story of Don Fulk / as signed to Janet Allen
Published Washington, DC : Gallaudet University Press, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 143 pages) : illustrations
Contents D-O-N -- Communication -- The School for the Deaf -- Oklahoma -- Forever changed -- Soul searching -- New home-new challenges -- Independence -- Betty -- Chincoteague -- Learning to live -- The van -- Wedding day -- Woody -- The zoo -- The search -- To be free
Summary "Profoundly deafened as an infant, Don Fulk didnt learn his name or go to school until the age of ten. At the age of 18 and a budding superstar on his football and basketball teams he broke his neck and was confined to a bed for eight years.When his family could no longer care for him, he spend nine years in a nursing home where he suffered from abuse and neglect. Yet though life marred by frustration and isolation, Don endured the courage, tenacity and wit"-- Provided by publisher
Notes "Fulks is telling his own story, but its "as told to" Allen"-- Email from publisher
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 29, 2019)
Subject Fulk, Don, 1942-1998.
Deaf -- Institutional care -- United States
Deaf -- United States -- Biography.
Quadriplegics -- Rehabilitation -- United States
Quadriplegics -- United States -- Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Scientists & Psychologists
Deaf -- Institutional care.
Quadriplegics -- Rehabilitation.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies
United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Allen, Janet (Janet Anne), 1958- author.
ISBN 1944838481